Tagged: Rudders

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3582Hrs – Steerage Way

A challenging day today as I tried to get my head around the rudders and tillers. I hadn’t really given the rudders a lot of thought when I loosely hung them in place months ago but...

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3575Hrs – Tiller Bar & Bungee

Despite beavering away steadily all day I didn’t seem to get an enormous amount done today for some reason. I unclamped the second tiller and got that planed down nice and smooth, then got the two...

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3568Hrs – Tiller #2

The tide seemed to be running against me today, unlike yesterday the sun stayed hidden, the rain started falling again and the air felt still and heavy. I felt low on energy, my brain and body...

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3271Hrs – Well Hung

Thanks to a sneaked in hour over the weekend during which I was able to get an epoxy fairing coat on the other side of the rudders, I was able to get them sanded and primer...

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3265Hrs – Missed Again

I’d aimed to finish the rudders this week, it isn’t going to happen. I didn’t allow for the time needed for the epoxy to dry on each side before I’m able to work on the other....

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3259Hrs – Seeing Things Differently

Is anything ‘real’ or is everything simply a creation of individual perception? When I go to the barn and look at ‘Gleda’ am I seeing her as she really is or as my mind has decided...

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3247Hrs – Multi Task Day

I really need to get something finished soon. Today I worked on the rudder support blocks, the rudders, the side decks and the side deck lockers. When I look up at the boat I see an...

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3241Hrs – Worse Things Happen At Sea

Well the superstorm decided to pass further South of us than predicted meaning we got lots of rain but missed the strongest winds. A gust of 99mph was recorded at The Needles on the Isle of...